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10 of the world's coolest restaurants bars

From a modern diner in an old chapel to a white-washed cabinet of curiosities decorated with 10,000 animal bones, Gestalten’s new book, Let’s Go Out Again features some of the most unusual and spectacular restaurant interiors around the world. We’ve picked 10 of the most impressive

22 amazing rooftop bars in London

The 5 Most Beautiful Train Stations Across America

There are, however, some stations that are so beautiful, so historic, so straight-up cool that you're more than happy to get stuck, if only to wander around for a bit and pretend you're Eliot Ness trying to take down Al Capone.<p>By: Chloe Pantazi<p>Unless you're a big fan of Cinnabon or creepy flash …

Blade Runner

6 Destinations You Should Visit In Ireland, As Recommended By The Actual Irish

Chances are, Dublin, Galway or even Cork immediately come to mind when considering places to visit in Ireland. And those places are undoubtedly lovely, but what about the other, more unknown spots around the Emerald Isle?<p>Based on travel data collected by our friends at Booking.com, we were able to …

Emerald Isle

5 Spots With The Clearest Waters In The World

Wouldn't it be nice if you could actually SEE what's beneath you? Well, you're in luck, because each of these 10 places has water that's so clear, it's pretty much equivalent to swimming inside a Poland Spring bottle. Or a Fiji bottle, if you're super fancy.<p>By: Gianni Jaccoma<p>How many times have you …

Poland Spring

Best Beer Trips in Europe

Travel<p>In these cities, beer is an integral part of culture and heritage.<p><i>From the September 2010 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler<p>With a declaration of <i>“O’zapft is!”</i> (It’s tapped!), Munich’s mayor kicks off Oktoberfest, first celebrated 200 years ago in honor of the marriage of Crown Prince …

7 Underrated Cities in Italy You Have to Visit on Study Abroad

When someone says "Italy", you immediately think of major cities like, Rome, Florence, Venice, and Milan. However, Italy has a lot more than these four major cities.<p><b>A guide to some of Italy's beautiful hidden gems</b><p>By Nina Truong, Emory University.<p>When someone says "Italy", you immediately think of …

Amalfi Coast

11 of the world's most incredible journeys

Up for an extraordinary expedition? Whether by foot, car, boat or train, these adventures will fire up your wanderlust<p>1. Trek with creature comforts, …

World's most unusual towns

From a circus-centric Florida community to an English high street near Shanghai, these five places are keeping it weird.

Top 10 Extreme Environments

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

15 Best Travel Experiences for Night Owls

When you think of late-night fun, chances are clubs in big cities like New York, Berlin, or Miami come to mind. And while it's true that there are plenty of up-all-night diversions in those locales, there are also plenty of alternative evening adventures awaiting travelers, both in cities and …


America's 14 Best Small-Town Festivals

You may not know it, but some of the country's best festivals are held in small towns scattered throughout the U.S. Featuring a wide range of unique themes, and ranging in size and scope, these celebrations often include parades, entertainment, food, and plenty of special events. Make an effort to …


20 Most Beautiful Forest Around World

Forest as the dominant terrestrial ecosystem on Earth, is the home for lots of plants and animals. It has an ancient and mysterious charm is the …

10 of the Most Colorful Places in the U.S.

We've shown you the world's most colorful places. But wait until you see these ten bright, beautiful spots right here in the U.S. of A.<p>We've shown you the world's most colorful places. But wait until you see these ten bright, beautiful spots right here in the U.S. of A.<p><b>Skagit Valley, Washington</b><p>The …

Panoramic Photography

Photos: Japan's 34 most beautiful places | CNN Travel

4 of the Remotest Vacation Spots on the Planet

We drew up this list of some of the most remote vacation spots on the planet. A few are difficult to get to, many are the only inhabited spot for miles, and all of them are sure to get you far away from your usual haunts.<p><i>By Adam Lapetina</i><p>Remember when you vacationed in Cape Cod and ran into Bob from …

Gulf Stream

The 16 greatest books about how to be a man

You're never too old for a great book.<p>We've put together a list of our 16 favorite stories on growing up and what it means to be a man. They cover everything from how to live to how to be a leader to how people should handle crises.<p>Check them out.<p><b>"Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" by</b> …

A True Fountain-Of-Youth Drug Combo?

This is really, really interesting. Can we alleviate the effects of aging by getting rid of “bad” cells in the body?<p>A new study from the Mayo Clinic and the Scripps Research Institute reports that a novel cocktail of two unrelated drugs<p>dramatically slows the aging process—alleviating symptoms of …

Gorgeous Photos of the World's Most Beautiful Libraries

Photographer and literary enthusiast Franck Bohbot captures the beauty of libraries in his photographs as he tours the world.<p>Bohbot, a French photographer currently living in New York, released the photographs of libraries in several cities including Paris and Rome as a part of his 2012 project …

Beautiful EarthPorn Will Make You Feel Very, VERY Small

It's a big, big world, and these are big, BIG photos.<p>In a stunning series of round-the-world photo tours, online nonprofit AirPano shows us just how tiny we really are compared to our dazzling planet of teeming cities, sprawling mountains and wide-open waterfalls. It's pretty much the best …

Dominican Republic

14 of the most beautiful churches in Europe

RELIGION plays a major role in the history of Europe. To this day, the majority of Europeans label themselves as Christians, and so much of the …

16 of the most impressive national parks in the US (PHOTOS)

EVERY BIT of wilderness on the planet is impressive, but some places are special for unique reasons. There’s arguably no better educational tool for …

Dr Donna Yates on Twitter: "Buddha statue in situ at Tapa-Kalan Monastery. Found by the Délégation Archéologique Française en Afghanistan, 1923. http://t.co/wI0HmaSMwN"

Dr Donna Yates on Twitter: "Ruin & majesty. Stokesay Castle, Shropshire: a medieval fortified manor house. By Richie Dean via @HistoryNeedsYou http://t.co/C0AQbs5D1H"

Dr Donna Yates on Twitter: "Gold wreath from what is thought to be the tomb of Philip II of Macedon, Alexander the Great's dad. Vergina, Greece. http://t.co/5tXNRoa3Dr"

Dr Donna Yates on Twitter: "Queen Meda's Wreath found in antechamber of tomb of King Philip II of Macedon. 80 gold leaves and 112 gold flowers. http://t.co/66OJehxIGR"

Dr Donna Yates on Twitter: "Subterranean 4th/5th c. Buddhist stupa-monastery complex carved into the mountain rock. Takht-i Rustam, Afghanistan http://t.co/g8pwA55QC6"

Dr Donna Yates on Twitter: "Three sensual 1st c. ivory figures from Begram, Afghanistan. Looted from the Kabul museum and eventually recovered. http://t.co/NS8X9gdJ1Z"

Complex societies evolved without belief in all-powerful deity

Emergence of politically sophisticated societies may be assisted by faith in supernatural spirits, but does not need "big God" religion.